Recipe: Overnight Oats

Recipe: Overnight Oats Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CSCS Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfasts. It can function as a simple base for a whole range of toppings and mix-ins, all of which can be thrown together in just a few minutes. In addition to the deliciousness and convenience factor, oats are packed full… Read More →

5 Scary Sounding Food Additives You Don’t Need to Worry About

Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CSCS Not all food additives are created equal. While there are some potentially harmful ingredients in some food products, many food additives sound scarier than they are. These five food additives are frequently found in packaged food and drinks and are safe to consume. Cellulose Cellulose is a complex carbohydrate… Read More →

30 Minute Bodyweight Workout – No Gym Required

Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CSCS This bodyweight workout is an effective way to strengthen and stretch your whole body without any machines or weights. These supersetted moves will help build strength and boost your metabolism. Take this workout outdoors to the park, or inside on your living room floor – either way, there’s no… Read More →

How One Woman Battled Against Breast Cancer and Chemo Symptoms

  By Melanie Padgett Powers             Mary Belle Reese wasn’t surprised when she was told she had cancer. She anticipated this news would come one day. As a person with three autoimmune disorders, she was at risk for lymphoma. But breast cancer? No, no, that couldn’t be right. That wasn’t… Read More →

10 Ways to Add a Flavor Boost to Your Food

Alissa Rumsey, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, CSCS Certain treatments, illness, or just the mere fact of getting older, can cause taste changes. When food doesn’t taste the same as it used to it can be harder to eat enough to meet your calorie, protein, and nutrient needs. To stay on top of your health and… Read More →

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Dr. Harold Smith Appointed Senior Advisor to Trovita Health Science

Molecular Biologist and Professor at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Joins Trovita’s Scientific Advisory Board Minneapolis, M.N., February 22, 2016 –Trovita Health Science, an emerging life science company focused in clinical nutrition innovation appointed Dr. Harold Smith, molecular biologist and Professor at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, as a… Read More →

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Trovita Health Science Appoints Dr. Roscoe Moore as Senior Scientific Advisor

Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General to Join Trovita’s Scientific Advisory Board Minneapolis, M.N., February 16, 2016 –Trovita Health Science, an emerging life science company specializing in clinical nutrition innovation appointed Dr. Roscoe M. Moore Jr., former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General as Senior Scientific Advisor and member of Trovita’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Roscoe M. Moore Jr…. Read More →

World Cancer Day: Know What Cancer Tests You Need as You Age

We all know that eating right and staying active is an important part of being healthy. But you can also be proactive by getting regular medical check-ups, visiting your doctor if you notice a change in your body and staying up to date on recommended screening tests. Thursday, February 4, is World Cancer Day, and… Read More →

7 Tips for Managing Your Weight During Cancer Treatment

Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, CSCS Cancer treatment can affect your appetite, your eating habits and your weight. While it is important to maintain a healthy weight and eat nutritious foods during and after cancer treatment, the side effects from chemotherapy, radiation and surgery can make this difficult. Many treatments can cause weight loss,… Read More →

4 Reasons to Start Your Day with a Run this Thanksgiving

It’s becoming clear that the family that eats turkey and stuffing together runs and walks together as well. Thanksgiving has become the No. 1 day for running in the U.S., and the most popular race is the 5K. In 2014, 8.3 million people finished a 5K in the U.S.—representing 44% of finishers of all types… Read More →

6 Ways Caregivers Can Take Better Care of Themselves

Caregivers of loved ones with an illness or injury often become overwhelmed and stressed out and don’t make the time to take care of themselves first. That has to stop, experts say. November is National Family Caregivers Month, with the theme of “respite.” The Caregiver Action Network reminds caregivers that the opportunity to re-energize is… Read More →

Q&A with University of Central Arkansas’s Robert Stiner

In 2015, Trovita Health Science announced ENU was the Official Nutrition Partner of University of Central Arkansas Athletics. This relationship further establishes Trovita as a leader in providing quality nutrition products to fuel the nutritional requirements for serious athletes. Today, we talk with Robert Stiner Jr., M.Ed., SCCC, UCA’s director of strength and conditioning, about… Read More →

10 Tips to Boost Your Appetite and Get the Nutrients You Need

Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, CSCS Low appetite can be a frustrating problem for people who are underweight, or losing weight when they don’t want to. It can be difficult to keep weight on if you aren’t hungry, food doesn’t taste good, or it’s difficult to cook a meal. No matter what the reason,… Read More →

Food Fortification in Today’s World: Is it Necessary?

Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, CSCS In today’s busy world, people are master multi-taskers – taking conference calls while in transit, eating breakfast in a meeting, working on multiple projects at once. When it comes to keeping up with their daily nutritional needs, they expect their foods to multi-task as well, with different components… Read More →

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Good Nutrition Is Important During Cancer Treatment

An estimated 1.65 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer this year. It’s important that people with serious diseases like cancer maintain a healthy body weight and lean body mass, but side effects of both cancer and chemotherapy can make this difficult. Quality nutritional intake plays a crucial role during cancer treatment… Read More →

7 Surprising Facts about Quinoa

Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, CSCS Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a type of ancient grain first cultivated over 5000 years ago. Ancient grains are those that have remained largely unchanged for hundreds or even thousands of years. While quinoa has been around for centuries, it is just in the last few years that it… Read More →

Are Hospitals Waging the Wrong Battle for Better Nutrition?

At-Risk Patient Populations Need Better Choices in Ready-to-Drink Nutrition, Notes Trovita Health Science Minneapolis, M.N., July 14, 2015 – There is growing momentum at hospitals nationwide to remove sugar-filled sodas and junk food from in-house vending machines and cafes to provide staff, visitors and patients improved nutritional offerings. Eliminating access to these foods is a… Read More →